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Alpine Level 4 ISTD Technical Course - 5 days

This is a 5-day on-snow training and assessment course with lectures and seminars. The aim of the course is to increase the students technical competency and understanding of skiing.

Pre-requisites

  • Successful completion of the Alpine Level 3 Instructor qualification

*For this course, the 200 teaching hours after successful completion of the L3 qualification are not required but you will not be able to attend the Technical or Teaching courses without completing these hours.

The below table contains the criteria for the Level 4 Technical course which you should study, as it will form the basis and structure of your Training week.

Piste Short

  • Perform grippy (at the fall-line) symmetrical turns, short turns, in various corridors on a black piste
  • Show effective posture and balance

Piste Long

  • Perform cleanly carved (unless the task is otherwise) turns on a black or steep red piste
  • Influence the radius of the arc whilst still carving
  • Use effective posture and balance

Variables

  • Perform rounded, linked turns in a variety of conditions on a steep black steepness slope
  • Show turns of various radii
  • Show a high degree of ski performance
  • Use effective posture and balance

Steeps

  • Perform rounded linked turns on a terrain that is at least 30 degrees
  • Show turns of various radii
  • Show a high degree of ski performance
  • Use effective posture and balance

Bumps

  • Ski a fall-line descent, at or above the minimum speed on a black steepness slope
  • Perform a variety of lines and tactical approaches
  • Use effective posture and balance

Important Notes:
You must bring a small rucksack containing the following items as you may be required to ski off piste

  • A Transceiver (in good working order)
  • A Snow Shovel
  • A Snow Probe

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